Legal Counsel - Commercial

United Kingdom

Newcastle United Football Club

About the Role

Newcastle United Football Club have ambitious plans to top the Premier League and become a global force in the game.

To achieve our goals, the Club is scaling the business and needs to build a high-calibre, robust legal department. Initially, we are looking to recruit a mid to senior level associate to take ownership of all commercial contracts and provide high quality advice on a diverse range of commercial, legal and compliance issues that impact the operations of the Club.

This is a unique opportunity to join Newcastle United at the start of our exciting new journey, and to play a key strategic role in helping us achieve our goals.

The ideal candidate will have a high quality academic background and robust legal training from a reputable law firm or recognised in-house legal department. Significant experience drafting, reviewing and negotiating a wide range of commercial agreements is a must. As a guide, this role would suit a solicitor with circa 3-5 years' post qualification experience, though we would welcome applications from outside this range who can demonstrate relevant skills.

To find out more, please express your interest via this page or email Chris Convey ([email protected]) for more information.

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About the Company

Newcastle United Football Club is an English professional football club based in Newcastle upon Tyne, that plays in the Premier League – the top flight of English football. The club was founded in 1892 by the merger of Newcastle East End and Newcastle West End.